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with many americans worried about losing their jobs over the next year. laura ingle has a wrap-up. >> the latest poll shows out of eleven concerns, greatest ones is the nation's economy with nearly all voters extremely or very concerned. unemployment is also big on the list with 43% of voters saying they are extremely concerned and 49% of voters saying they are very concerned. >> voters personal economic situations shall also a source of worry. the poll finds that 37% of voters are extremely or very worried about losing their job. president obama says he believes passing a small business jobs bill will be critical to the economy. >> it's a bill that will double the amount some small business owners can borrow to grow their companies. it will completely eliminate capital gains taxes on key investments so they can buy new equipment and expand. it will accelerate $55 billion in in tax cuts for businesses large and small that make job creating investments in the next 14 months. >> the end of august marked the end of combat operations in iraq. most american voters appear to have a p
that left a mother and her two daughters dead and the girl's father barely alive. laura ingle was inside the courtroom in new haven, connecticut, today. the court heard from forensic experts, i know. tell us what they said. >> good evening, those experts were able to talk about how they tested the d.n.a. samples taken from the victims. we're talking about blood, saliva, and see men and match them directly to the suspects in this case. prosecutors allege that steven hayes sexually assaulted the mother jennifer hawk pettit before strangling her with his hands. joshua majewski who is expected to face trial next year is accused assaulting 11-year-old pettit before helping hayes light the house on fire. all three were killed in this attack. jurors heard from a fire marshal today that testified that an accelerant like gasoline was poured directly on to the pettit daughters as they lied tied up in their bed that was testimony that sent family members out of the courthouse in tears today, jon? >> jon: what about what happened outside the courtroom? tell us about that. >> yeah there was certainly
at everything from how the government spends your money to the war in iraq. and laura ingle is live in our new york city newsroom with a wrap-up. the economy is on top of the mind for voters, apparently, according tour latest poll. what do voters say about the job our president is doing to manage the situation? >> hi, julie. well, you know, with the economic recovery seemingly stalled, only 32% of voters are confident the obama administration can handle the economy. nearly twice as many, 61% are concerned about the administration's ability to deal with the situation. political independents, the key swing group in most elections are much more likely to be concerned. 64% than confident. that would be 24%. despite the perception that president obama has not done much to improve the economy, few feel john mccain would have faired better if he had been elected. just over half feel the economy would be the same today if mccain were president. that was 54% of the vote. >> julie: laura, with the president's speech about the end of the u.s. combat or operations in iraq, what are the american people say
on the politics tab to find everything there. >> uma: laura ingle, live from new york. thank you so much. >> thanks. >> uma: senate candidate christine o'donnell is responding to claims she doesn't have a college degree. this week, right here on fox news, o'donnell says her diploma was held up because of unpaid tuition bill. and she didn't have a "trust fund" to pay for her college education. her campaign showed that she does indeed have a degree. as for wednesday, on report on back taxes, o'donnell says the i.r.s. is mistaken and the remaining ballot has been paid and the primary is held september 14. o'donnell owes much of the success to tea party express but will she have the same result as miller in alaska or be the hayworth? will they embrace the tea party candidates if they are elected? joining us is the author of "boiling mad: inside tea party america." kay, thank you for joining us. there is a growing division within the republican ranks that the tea party candidates may be a big headache for the establishment g.o.p. who may not embrace the tea party agenda and aren't used to bei
during a home invasion. laura ingle is covering this trial live from new haven, connecticut. i just want our viewers to know, this is a graphic case, and there are some disturbing details about sexual assault and the murders themselves. so just as a warning before we listen to laura. but this has been such a tough week for the family. they've already been through so much, but now they had to sit in the courtroom and listen to the worst. what happened there today? >> reporter: hi megyn. indeed they not only had to listen to a lot of the testimony here that involved the very grim and graphic details of what happened to their loved ones, but yesterday, autopsy photos were shown and they did have to leave the courtroom. but let's get to today. we're talking about basically a dna lesson inside the courtroom for jurors, a state forensics expert testified today about the evidence that was collected in the sexual assault used on jennifer hawk petit, the mother in this case and her two daughters. the evidence that was talked about today backed up the prosecution's case that the mother of two had
organizations trying to make the case that cheers are about a lot more than just school speurbt. laura ingle has been following this story, but i call her lawyer kwrarbg everybody should know, laura, from new york city. what's the story, laura? >> reporter: you know, cheerleading these days, a lot more than pom poms and pyramids and cheerleaders do consider themselves fierce competitors, think of that movie bring it on, are looking for the recognition they believe they deserve so they can go ahead and go head to head with the tumbling and jumping and cheering and chanting. >> sonya considers herself an athlete. >> we're in the weight room, lifting weights, we're competing with the football guys. >> but in july, a connecticut judge disagreed. ruling cheerleading is too underdeveloped and disorganized to qualify as a sport under title nine, the 1972 law ensuring equal right phos women's athletics. now two different organizations are taking matters into their own hands. >> we want to establish a new sport where they truly feel that it's utilizing their athletic skill set and to where they're recogn
. that is for all of the patriots fans out there, good news about tom brady. laura ingle joins us live from the newsroom with more on this story. >> reporter: we certainly are keeping on top of this. we've got calls out to the boston tv waiting for calls back from the patriots right now. according to local reports, the quarterback refused to be taken to the hospital this morning and is headed to see his team's doctors at gillette stadium, and fox four, where his team is getting ready for the season opener this weekend. here's a look at the accident site at the corner of commonwealth and glauster in boston, the collision happened at 6:30, brady was driving this black audi, new jersey plates, still working on that, the other vehicle, reportedly a red mini van, no word this hour if brady will be able to play on sunday as the patriots host the cincinnati bengals in the season opener. though it looks as though he's going to be okay for that. brady has an to the hop -- hot topic in the sports world this week with several reports he was getting close to finalizing a contract extension with the pa
overseas. laura ingle is live across the new york newsroom with this story. what is this new effort? >> reporter: hi jenna. assemblyman paul moriarty in new jersey a proposing a pilot program to come up with an internet-based voting system that would allow active duty members serving overseas to cast ballots, something that's been a problem in the past, but cyber security experts feel the internet isn't 100 percent safe and say that e voting is susceptible to -- susceptible to hack tprapbd awe assemblyman moriarty says there's ways around it. >> we process billions of dollars of transactions through the internet safely and securely every day and every week, why can't we do this for our military to make it safe and secure for them to vote while they serve us overseas? >> online voting could also reduce human error, preventing incidents like the infamous hanging chads of 2000, jenna. jenna: laura, are any states already doing this? >> there are a lot of different states trying out different things. right now 33 states are actually allowing millions of overseas and military voters to
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